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Exposure To Strep Throat During Pregnancy
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Attack rate: The acquisition of strep after exposure varies considerably with the time of year and intimacy of exposure. For some reason winter supports higher transfer rates (up to 1/4) while summer sees a falloff (1/32). Kissing someone with the disease would more likely cause a problem than being in the same room. Some can acquire the germ without getting sick. ...Read more
No: There are a variety of streptococcus species, that are most worrisome fro aftermath, rheumatic fever 7 acute glomerular nephritis. Asbestos was once a ubiquitous fire retardent that has unequivocal connections with lung and mesothelil cancer or both; however, long lag from exposure to frank disease. No connection of teh 2. ...Read more
Does ARS cause multiple lymph nodes to swell? I had a low risk exposure. Mild fever(3weeks), strep throat+stuffed nose(no more), one sw lymph gl(neck)
Acute HIV infection: HIV-1 infection can occur with unprotected sex or injection drug use. 2 - 4 weeks after an exposure, a patient may develop a flu or mono-like illness called acute HIV infection. These symptoms may include fever, lymphadenopathy, pharyngitis, rash, myalgia, malaise, &/or mouth sores. Other symptoms might include N/V, thrush, headache or neurologic symptoms. Duration is 1 to a few weeks. Get checked ...Read more
2 yr old has pink eye & culture taken for strep throat. She's ok during day but gets small fever at night. Fam doc back mon, or should we go to hosp?
My period was suppose to come oct 25 but i've been taking amoxicillin for strep throat. It is now oct 27th. Am i late or is it amoxicillin?
Get well soon!: Two days late is not too unusual even without an illness and meds. So, first get well. Only you (and your guy) know if you had unprotected sex near your ovulation time and that's essential for pregnancy. Ask your doctor for eval if recovery is slow and/or your period skips entirely. I hope you're fine soon in all ways. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Specific infection: A strep throat is a bacterial infection of the throat (pharynx), tonsils or both caused by the bacteria group a streptococcus. Unfortunately common usage has deteriorated to mean sore throat in general. This is inaccurate. Many more viruses cause sore throats than streptococcal bacteria. Fever & sore throat for more than 2 days without cold symptoms suggests possible strep. A culture is best dx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1st Sx will : Strep throat goes through several phases. The acute symptoms will eventually fade in most without rx. During the sub-acute phase, the body continues to make antibodies and a fraction (1/200) develop long term complications including kidney damage, heart damage(rheumatic fever) and brain injury.Antibiotics can stop the complications if started within ~10 days of first fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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